- Allium vineale is a perennial plant that originates from a bulb. Plants range from 11-35 in. (30-90 cm) in height.
- Leaves are tubular, hollow, slender, and have a waxy appearance.
- In May to June plants produce purple, tubular flowers that are less than 0.25 in. (5 mm) long.
- The flowers are eventually replaced by bulblets, either completely or partially.
- Ecological Threat
- Allium vineale is native to Europe and thrives in fields, meadows, waste grounds and other disturbed areas.
CDFA, Division of Plant Industry, Exclusion and Detection Manual 
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture 
Pacific Northwest Extension 
Ohio State University 
USDA NRCS PLANTS 
USDA ARS GRIN 
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